January 21, 2015

Thank a Senior Today

Thank a senior today.  If “what for?” is your immediate response, give the matter another minute-and-a-half’s thought.  Chances are, many of your life influences are now […]
January 28, 2014
Cold Weather in Baton Rouge

Cold Weather Warning BrIngs Potential Danger: Three Steps for Seniors to Stay Safe

  Baton Rouge is flirting again with unfamiliar dangerous winter weather, so Home Instead Senior Care encourages seniors and their loved ones to brush up on cold weather […]
January 18, 2014

Flu Season–Give It Your Best Shot

The CDC reports estimates that 60% of flu-related hospitalizations and 90% of flu-related deaths occur in people 65 years of age or older.  Age weakens immunity. […]
January 15, 2014

Salute to Senior Service Honors Volunteers

Home Instead’s Winning Idea   Salute to Senior Service recognizes the continuing impact seniors have on the world around them.  Last year, over 100,000 votes were cast […]
December 27, 2013
Mammograms for Seniors

Why it May be Time for a Mammogram

In the news media lately, we have heard reports that regular mammograms are not as important as we were once led to believe. We hear that […]
June 14, 2013

Home Caregivers, It’s Time For a Morning Out!

We all know that summer has arrived in Baton Rouge, whether or not the calendar agrees. If you are a home caregiver, it’s time to get […]
May 10, 2013

Medicare Fraud: You Can Help Prevent, Detect, and Report

The media is discovering more and more accounts of medicare fraud every week. Right here in Baton Rouge, The Advocate reports that at least 17 people […]
April 12, 2012

Got Drugs? Take Them Back.

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), a component of the U.S. Department of Justice, has scheduled the fourth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. There are locations in every city all over the country.
March 19, 2012

Marianne’s Journal: “I can’t take this anymore.”

We've been taking care of dad for eight months and I love him; I do - it's just that I haven't gotten to spend any time with my husband.
February 20, 2012

Memories into Memoirs, Part 2

With so many sweet and sentimental, sad and heartbreaking stories. Now I wanted to do something with them. I started researching my options.